Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Royal Wedding


copyright Liza Donnelly and The New Yorker magazine My alarm went off at 4:30 this morning so I could rise and watch The Royal Wedding. I planned to live-tweet it, with a feed in our local paper The Kingston Freeman, … Continue reading

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Cake Shoving and All That


from When Do They Serve The Wine? Everything and anything will be videotaped, discussed, analyzed, and scrutinized on Friday at the Royal Wedding. Lucky for us peons, we have some choices as to what to record of our wedding day. … Continue reading

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Marriage Season


from When Do They Serve The Wine? It’s getting to be Marriage Season. Magazines erupt on the newsstand telling us how to get married. Newspapers feature happy unions. Invites flood the mailbox. Wedding websites pop up. It’s exhausting, and expensive. … Continue reading

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What’s in a Marriage?


In honor of The Wedding at the end of the week–the one across the pond– I am going to post marriage and wedding cartoons all this week. I’ve done a lot, frankly. Why go searching for ideas when there is … Continue reading

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Give My Cartoon a Hug


I do about six cartoons a week, and on Tuesday afternoon, I email them to my editor at The New Yorker, Bob Mankoff. He takes a selection of our submissions–and we don’t know what he takes or if he takes … Continue reading

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Crafting a Speech


Writing a speech should be straightforward. You think of what you want to say, write it down, practice it and you’re done. Because I use images in my talks, it’s more complicated. Yes, I do the aforementioned, but somewhere in … Continue reading

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Disappearing Role Models


from When Do They Serve The Wine? It’s a tough time for graduates. There are no jobs. Well, maybe a few.  But if I remember correctly, at 22 not only is it hard to find a job, it is hard … Continue reading

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My Issue With Moustaches


I have issues with moustaches. The woman in this cartoon may have her opinion, but the man is free to do what he wants.  Because even more so, I have issues with anyone telling anyone what they should or should … Continue reading

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There’s No Stopping Me Now


As one gets older, saying what you really think becomes easier, at least in America. You realize that time is of the essence, and people don’t change unless they want to. Or if there’s cash involved. I’d like to say … Continue reading

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No Tweeting in The Sandbox


published in womensEnews.org Those of us born before 1990 work hard to keep up with technology, we weren’t born into it.  I love twitter, tumblr, email, FB, and I was born well before then.  But it will be interesting to … Continue reading

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